Job Title

Apprentice Mechanic Co-Op

Job Description

This is a part-time position for individuals seeking a career as a Caterpillar dealership service technician. Selested individuals are sponsored in a two-year associate degree technician training program at Illinois Central College. Students will alternate on 8-week intervals between attending classes on campus in East Peoria, IL and working in a Whayne Service Department Shop in paid internships. This alternating 8-week schedule will continue for two years culminating with a graduation from ICC with an Associates Degree and the potential opportunity to start full-time employment at an above entry level service technician position at Whayne Supply Company.

Tuition assistance is available based on grades earned.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  •  Have met "College & Career Readiness" benchmark scores on a COMPASS or ACT test.
  •  Willingness to learn and be trained
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills, and written and verbal communication skills
  •  Able to communicate with team members and customers
  •  Good working knowledge of computers, spreadsheets, word processing programs

Salary/Hourly Wage

varies as progress in training program continues

Part or Full-Time




Company Name

Whayne Supply Company


Company Description

Whayne Supply Company was founded in Louisville, Kentucky in 1913, and is one of the oldest and largest Caterpillar dealers in the United States. The company has approximately 1,300 employees with facilities in 17 cities across Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Whayne represents the Caterpillar product line offering new and used equipment sales, excellent parts availability and quality service / repairs when needed by our customers.

Whayne Supply Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Whayne Supply Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Whayne Supply Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company operates. Positions require a post-offer, pre-employment background check and drug screen. This organization participates in E-Verify. Federal Law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States: Employment Verification English | Verificación de empleo en Español

Where to Apply - Online Application




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